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Staff Attorney - Disaster Project

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Sep 16, 2021

Valid Through

Dec 30, 2021

Posted on

Sep 10, 2020

Salary

USD 46114 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Des Moines, IA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney - Disaster Project
Duties: Helping to develop and implement the Disaster Project. Building upon the considerable groundwork already laid by staff, will help build the project to full scale. Coordinating with existing and future project partners and coordinating the activities of legal, social work, and other volunteers. Provide free legal assistance and community legal education to low-income people. Assistance ranges from providing counsel and advice to representation before various agencies and courts. Areas of priority established by Iowa Legal Aid’s Board of Directors include income maintenance programs, housing, health care, domestic violence, education, individual rights and selected consumer issues.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must be law school graduates and licensed to practice law in Iowa, or be eligible for admission on motion, or be available for the next scheduled bar examination. Prior experience in the practice of law or working with poverty law issues is preferred. Must have a demonstrated interest in poverty law and have a strong commitment to providing a full range of legal services to low-income people. The ability to speak more than one language is a plus.

Additional info

Send a letter of application (indicate geographic restrictions), updated resume, law school transcript (recent graduates only), recent representative legal writing sample, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of 3+ professional references (external candidates only).

Company info

Arlys Kness,
Iowa Legal Aid
1111 Ninth Street
Suite 230
Des Moines, IA 50314-2527
Phone: 515-243-2151

   

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